Alex Briggs is a versatile trial and appellate lawyer, and leads the firm’s trust and estate litigation practice. He approaches every case with a strategy geared towards winning at trial and building leverage to produce the best resolution possible for his clients. He has employed this strategy throughout the state, and in federal courts, and routinely achieves multi-million-dollar resolutions for his clients.
Alex grew up in a small town in Kansas where he learned the value of hard work, humility, and integrity. Alex earned his Bachelor’s degree from Pittsburg State University (located in Pittsburg, Kansas). He then served two years in the Peace Corps, teaching English in Kazakhstan. Upon returning from the Peace Corps, Alex worked in the New York City public schools. He then attended law school at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Seton Hall Circuit Review, competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, and graduated cum laude.
Alex began his legal career in his home state of Kansas where he practiced primarily in commercial and real estate litigation, and also handled bankruptcy, tort, probate, and civil rights cases, before moving to Florida in 2015.
Alex has found that his experiences all over the world have broadened his perspectives and assist him in crafting his case-specific strategies. The principles of hard work and integrity that carried him around the globe serve his clients well. He is a zealous advocate who fights hard for his clients and takes pride in his work.
As a trust and estate litigator, Alex represents fiduciaries, beneficiaries, creditors, and other interested parties. He has successfully litigated issues related to breach of fiduciary duties, validity of wills and trusts, and other inheritance and estate planning matters in the federal and state trial appellate courts.